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Cameroon: Large-scale logging forces indigenous Baka out of the forests

Expelled from the forest at the arrival of the logging company Pallisco, the Baka of Bidjoumam are currently vulnerable to exploitation, dust, ill health...

Ghanaian loggers without processing mills targeted for FLEGT compliance capacity development

Ghana’s long and arduous journey towards issuing FLEGT (Forest Law Enforcement Governance Trade) licences is set to end in March 2021. Issuing FLEGT licence,...

Cross River task force bans illegal logging

The Anti-Deforestation Taskforce set up by Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has announced a ban on illegal logging across the state. The order was...

UNESCO, IUCN ask Poland to stop logging in Białowieża Forest

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 adopted a decision urging Poland to immediately halt all logging and wood extraction in...

Fresh IUCN worry over vaquita exploitation, logging, poaching

Illegal fishing, logging and poaching are impacting two-thirds of the 57 natural World Heritage sites monitored by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)...

Campaigners flay proposed Norway-backed Congo forest logging

The Norwegian government is said to be considering whether to finance industrial logging in the rainforests of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where...

DRC cancels logging concessions, Greenpeace applauds cautiously

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has announced the cancellation of logging concessions observers feel were illegally granted. Environment watchdog, Greenpeace, believes that its report...

Greenpeace: How DRC breached logging moratorium

Investigation by Greenpeace Africa has revealed that the DRC government violated its own 2002 moratorium on new logging titles, granting in 2015 three concessions...

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Ondo, Edo, Bauchi account for 10 new Lassa fever cases – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Ondo, Edo, and Bauchi states accounted for 10 new additional Lassa...
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Flood, windstorm damage 6,417 houses, N541.6m property in Kano – SEMA

Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has confirmed 6,417 houses and properties worth N541.6 million destroyed by flood/windstorm in...

EU commits €70,000 to combat floods in Nigeria

The European Union (EU) has provided €70,000 as emergency preparedness to reduce the impact of floods in the country. This...

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Ondo, Edo, Bauchi account for 10 new Lassa fever cases – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Ondo,...

Flood, windstorm damage 6,417 houses, N541.6m property in Kano – SEMA

Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has confirmed 6,417...